The William & Mary Libraries Student Scholarship 2022

William & Mary Libraries is pleased to offer scholarship opportunities of up to $1,000 to selected William & Mary students who are interested in attending an educational library-related program or seeking a library-related unpaid internship.  

Scholarship recipients may only use the funds to pay for items such as registration fees, housing, travel, etc.

Examples of programs that are eligible for scholarships are:

Requirements for Scholarship Consideration

  • Currently enrolled undergraduate or graduate student at William & Mary
  • Student must be in good standing
  • GPA at least 3.0.
  • 500-word essay on the topic: "What do you hope to get out of participating in your chosen program, and how will it help you in your future endeavors?"
  • Students must submit proof of application or acceptance into chosen program and projected expenses for registration and travel. Registration and program fees will be paid directly to the program; travel and housing fees will be reimbursed.
  • Students applying to use funds as a travel grant to conduct research at another library or archive must submit a research plan. The research plan should include the name of the library or archive to be visited; topic of research; list of archival collections or rare books to be consulted and their importance in the student's research.

  • Presentation to library leadership board or library staff about experience upon completion of program.
  • Recipient must also write a blog post about his/her experience for the libraries’ blog.
  • Program must be completed before graduation.

How to Apply

Please apply online where you can upload PDF files of your essay, transcript, proof of application/acceptance or research plan, and projected expenses. 

Apply now >

Important Dates

  • Friday, March 11, 2022: Application deadline
  • Monday, March 21, 2022: Scholarship winners notified by email


Other Funding Opportunities at William & Mary

Undergraduate and Graduate Students

Undergraduate Students

Arts & Sciences Graduate Students